Relationships between information seeking and context : A qualitative study of Internet searching and the goals of personal development

@inproceedings{Kari2007RelationshipsBI,
  title={Relationships between information seeking and context : A qualitative study of Internet searching and the goals of personal development},
  author={Jarkko Kari and Reijo Savolainen},
  year={2007}
}
Little research has explored how exactly information processes relate to their context. Context is defined as all those things which are not an inherent part of information phenomena, but which nevertheless bear some relation to these. This article addresses the issue by discussing empirical findings from a study on Internet searching and personal development. The purpose of the article is to construct a general typology for researching the links between information seeking and its context… CONTINUE READING